Lifelines of National Economy MCQs for Class 10 Geography Chapter 7



 

CBSE Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 7 “Lifelines of National Economy” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

 

Lifelines of National Economy MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 7 Lifelines of National Economy. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.


 

 

Q1. Who is responsible for the movement of goods and services from their supply locations to demand locations?

A. Industrialist
B. Manufacturer
C. Trader
D. Consumer

 

Q2. India has one of the largest road networks in the world, aggregating to about …. lakh km?

A. 50
B. 56
C. 65
D. 62

 

Q3. What are the reasons for the growing importance of road transport vis-à-vis rail transport?

A. Railways are expensive mode of travel and cargo
B. roads can traverse comparatively more dissected and undulating topography
C. Roads are more popular medium of travelling
D. Railways are more restricting

 

 

Q4. The government has launched a major road development project linking DelhiKolkata-Chennai-Mumbai and Delhi by …….lane Super Highways?

A. 4
B. 6
C. 2
D. 8

 

Q5. National Highway No.1 runs between which two cities?

A. Delhi- Nagpur
B. Delhi- Kanpur
C. Delhi – Amritsar
D. Delhi- Jaipur

 

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Q6. What are state highways?

A. Roads linking a state capital with different district headquarters
B. Roads linking different districts in a state
C. Roads linking a state capital with other state capitals
D. Roads linking State capital with important cities

 

Q7. Railways are the principal mode of transportation for ……. and passengers in India?

A. Traveling
B. Freight
C. Time saving
D. Comfort levels

 

Q8. The Indian Railway is now reorganised into ……zones?

A. 14
B. 12
C. 10
D. 16

 

Q9. What is the most important factor that influences the distribution pattern of the Railway network in the country?

A. Physiographic factor
B. popularity
C. Administrative factor
D. Freight charges

 

 

Q10. What are the favourable conditions for the growth of railways in the Northern plains?

A. vast level land
B. Freight charges
C. Administrative reasons
D. Good economy

 

Q11. How are the railway tracks laid in the hilly terrains of the peninsular region?

A. Smooth and levelled
B. Angular
C. through low hills, gaps or tunnels.
D. Steep slopes

 

Q12. Which states have been difficult for building railway tracks?

A. Rajasthan, gujarat, Madhya Pradesh
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. West Bengal
D. Tamil Nadu

 

Q13. Today, the railways have become …….. important in our national economy than all other means of transport put together.

A. Not so
B. Very
C. Most
D. Not at all

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Q14.What is pipeline transport used for?

A. automobiles
B. natural gas from oil and natural gas fields to refineries
C. Everything can be transported
D. Metattalic goods only

 

Q15. Name one important network of pipeline transportation in the country?

A. From oil field in upper Assam to Kanpur
B. From Maharashtra to Delhi
C. Gujarat connects Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh
D. From Madhya Pradesh to Haryana

 

Q16. Which is the cheapest means of transport for goods and carriers?

A. Roadways
B. Waterways
C. Airways
D. Pipelines

 

Q17. India has inland navigation waterways of ……….. km in length?

A. 14000
B. 14200
C. 14500
D. 14800

 

Q18. How much of the indian waterways are navigable by mechanised vessels?

A. 5785
B. 5875
C. 5765
D. 5675

 

 

Q19. which are the important transport waterways?

A. The Ganga
B. The Indusi
C. Kaveri waterways
D. Godavari stretch

 

Q20. percent of the country’s trade volume is moved by sea?

A. 95
B. 98
C. 90
D. 85

 

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Q21. ……….percent of the country’s trade in terms of value is moved by sea?

A. 65
B. 68
C. 64
D. 60

 

Q22. What is the length of India’s coastline?

A. 7517.6
B. 7516.6
C. 7615.5
D. 7614.5

 

Q23. How many major seaports are there in India?

A. 13
B. 14
C. 12
D. 10

 

Q24. Which port of India is a tidal port?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
B. Kandla Port
C. Mormugao port (Goa)
D. New Mangalore port

 

Q25. Which port India has a natural harbour?

A. Mormugao port (Goa)
B. Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
C. Kandla Port
D. Kochchi Port

 

Q26. Which is the premier iron ore exporting port of the country?

A. Mormugao port (Goa)
B. Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
C. New Mangalore port
D. Kochchi Port

 

Q27. Which is the deepest landlocked and well-protected port?

A. Chennai Port
B. Visakhapatnam
C. Kolkata
D. Mormugao port (Goa)

 

Q28. Why is air travel preferred in the northeastern states?

A. big rivers, dissected relief, dense forests and frequent floods and international frontiers
B. Other modes are not organized
C. The railway track is disturbed by physical features
D. Road transport is uneasy on the long drives

 

Q29. When was air transport nationalised?

A. 1950
B. 1953
C. 1955
D. 1958

 

Q30. Pawanhans Helicopters Ltd. provides helicopter services to …………..to inaccessible areas and difficult terrains like the north-eastern states and the interior parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand?

A. transporting crude oil, petroleum products
B. fertilizer factories and big thermal power plants.
C. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
D. Solids

 

Q31. Which of these is not a means of mass communication?

A. television,
B. Radio,
C. press,
D. Letter

 

Q32. The Indian postal network is the …………largest in the world?

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth

 

Q33. ………………… are considered first-class mail and are airlifted between stations covering both land and air.

A. Newspapers
B. Book Packets
C. Periodicals
D. Cards and envelopes

 

Q34. Book packets, registered newspapers and periodicals are considered ………….

A. First class mail
B. Premium mail
C. Second class mail
D. Prime mail

 

Q35. Name a channel that has been introduced recently to facilitate quick delivery of mails in large towns and cities?

A. Rajdhani Channel,
B. Akashvani Channel,
C. Fm Channel
D. Centre Channel

 

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Q36. The focus of Digital India Programme is on being transformative to realise……….

A. IT (Indian Talent)
B. IT (Information Technology)
C. IT (India Tomorrow)
D. IT (India Today)

 

Q37. What is the full form of STD?

A. Subsidised Trunk dialling
B. Subscriber Trunk Dialling
C. State Trunk Dialing
D. Subsidy Trunk Dialing

 

Q38. Excluding urban places more than ………. of the villages in India have already been covered with Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) telephone facility?

A. Half
B. Two- third
C. One- fourth
D. Three- fourth

 

Q39. India is the ………. largest producer of feature films in the world?

A. Second
B. Fourth
C. First
D. Third

 

Q40. The Central Board of Film Certification is the authority to certify …………….?

A. Indian films
B. Indian and foreign film
C. Regional films
D. Foreign films coming to India

 

Q41. The exchange of goods among people, states and countries is referred to as ………?

A. Foreign exchange
B. Business
C. Merchandise
D. Trade

 

Q42. The ………….. is the place where trade takes place?

A. Stock exchange
B. Market
C. Mart
D. Fete

 

Q43. Advancement of international trade of a country is considered the economic …………. for a country

A. Index
B. Indicator
C. Barometer
D. Pointer

 

Q44. What is the balance of trade of a country ?

A. the difference between its export and import
B. Amount of imports made
C. Amount of exports made
D. Equal amount of value of export and import

 

Q45. India has trade relations with …….. of the major trading blocs and all geographical regions of the world.

A. Few
B. Many
C. All
D. None

 

Q46. Which commodities are exported from India to other countries?

A. Gems
B. furniture
C. electronics
D. utensils

 

Q47. Foreign tourists visit India for ……….

A. Residing purposes
B. Trade
C. Heritage tourism
D. Religious tourism

 

Q48. Which one of the following terms is used to describe trade between two or more countries?

A. Internal trade
B. External trade
C. International trade
D. Local trade

 

Q49. Which one of the following states is not connected with the H.V.J. pipeline?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Maharashtra
D. Uttar Pradesh

 

Q50. Which mode of transportation reduces trans-shipment losses and delays?

A. Railways
B. Pipeline
C. Roadways
D. Waterways

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Answer key for Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 7 – Lifelines of National Economy MCQs

 

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1C21B41D
2B22B42B
3B23C43C
4B24B44A
5C25D45C
6A26A46A
7B27B47C
8D28A48C
9A29B49C
10A30C50B
11C31D
12A32A
13C33D
14B34C
15A35A
16B36B
17C37B
18C38B
19A39C
20A40B

 

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